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Our mission

Fondation la Collecte, formerly the Big Brothers Big Sisters Foundation, has been supporting youth mentoring for over 20 years through its clothing and household goods recovery activities.

Since its creation in 1998

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Our history

2021

Brand name change

To mark the expansion of our fundraising activities, La Fondation is changing its name and brand image.

2021

2020

La Collecte-Lorraine donation center

Opening of our first La Collecte-Lorraine donation center for clothing and household goods at 95, boulevard de Gaulle in Lorraine.

2020

2014

Home collections

We have started home collections.

The Foundation has been recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency as a charitable organization.

2014

2010

Outdoor collection boxes

We've broken new ground by revolutionizing garment collection with semi-sunken outdoor collection boxes. We have switched from manual to mechanical collections.

We have also developed recognized expertise in logistics and data management.

2010

1998

Installation of outdoor collection boxes

We were the first non-profit organization (NPO) in Quebec to install outdoor collection boxes for the recovery of clothing and household goods.

1998
Our values

Our collections enable materials to be put to new uses.

Rather than clogging up landfill sites, we choose the path of recovery and support youth mentoring.

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Our vision
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Strengthen our position as the leading NPO for the recovery of textiles and multi-material products in Greater Montreal, based on the principles of innovation and excellence in citizen service.

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Robert St-Jean
Chairman

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Christian Sonfack
Treasurer

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Francis Arnaud Marcotte
Secretary

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Marie-Élaine Lépine
Director

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Alexandra Troubetzkoy
Director

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Gabrielle Bertrand-Lemay
Director

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